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Dayna Devon

Dayna Devon is an award-winning journalist, nationally known entertainment host and frequent contributor for the KTLA 5 News entertainment department.

She served as the longest running host of the syndicated entertainment television show “Extra.” Most memorably, Devon co-hosted “Extra” with singer Mark McGrath. During her tenure, Devon interviewed actors, singers, directors, athletes, politicians and royalty. Some of them include Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Jennifer Aniston, Tom Cruise, Julia Roberts, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron and many, many more.

She quickly became one of the most-requested interviewers in Hollywood. Devon also became an award’s show fixture regularly covering the Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, SAG Awards, MTV Music Awards, and People’s Choice Awards. She has served as an entertainment expert on “The View,” “Good Morning America,” CNN, Fox News and the “Today” show.”

Also, as an actress, Devon has appeared in over 30 major television shows and movies. Some of them include “Desperate Housewives,” “Two and a Half Men,” “The West Wing,” “Star Trek,” “Gilmore Girls,” “NCIS,” “Scrubs,” “JAG,” “The Young and the Restless,” “Just Friends,” “Antitrust” and “The Chosen.”

Devon is a spokesperson for the Perricone MD skin care line, selling the products live on air on QVC in the United States, and the Shopping Channel in Canada.

Devon is a fitness, fashion and beauty fanatic who is currently in the process of opening a high-tech Beverly Hills laser center with the help of her husband, plastic surgeon Dr. Brent Moelleken. Dayna and Brent have two children and two dogs.


Recent Articles
  • Dayna Devon Visits Boogie McGee’s Bayou Smokehouse BBQ in Koreatown

    Entertainment anchor Dayna Devon was excited to try Boogie McGee’s Bayou Smoke House BBQ in Koreatown. Chef and owner Kirk Kimball said he went around Los Angeles trying different BBQ spots, but always left feeling hungry. He and co-owner Bach Hoang decided to open up a spot in Koreatown, where there are lots of Korean BBQ spots, but not many American Southern-style joints. Kimball told Dayna that he started barbecuing in his backyard in Mississippi at a young age. He […]

  • Director Anthony Russo, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Hemsworth, Executive Producer Jon Favreau, and President of Marvel Studios/Producer Kevin Feige speak onstage during the world premiere "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 23, 2019. (Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

    ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Nears Global Record With Over $2 Billion in Ticket Sales

    “Avengers: Endgame” continued its global domination at the box office in a second week victory lap that saw the blockbuster cross the $2 billion mark in record time and unseat “Titanic” as the second highest-grossing film ever worldwide. Domestically, newcomers, including thrillers (“The Intruder”), well-reviewed comedies (“Long Shot”) or animated family fare (“Uglydolls”) were left in the dust to pick up the scraps. The Walt Disney Co. estimated Sunday that “Endgame” added $145.8 million from North American theaters and $282.2 […]

  • From left: Paul Pelosi, Katy Perry, Nancy Pelosi, and Orlando Bloom attend MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Dolly Parton at Los Angeles Convention Center on Feb. 8, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Credit: Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

    Nancy Pelosi Gets Rock Star Treatment at Pre-Grammy Gala

    The audience at Clive Davis’ white-hot gala included Barbra Streisand, Joni Mitchell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, but it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who got the most requests to take a selfie. Pelosi received rock star treatment Saturday night from attendees at the annual pre-Grammy event, which also featured a stunning tribute to the late Aretha Franklin, an artist Davis worked closely with for decades. Pelosi’s sarcastic handclap and smirk to President Donald Trump at his State of the Union address […]

  • Bob Eubanks, center, joined festivities hosted by "Live on Green" on Dec. 30, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Bob Eubanks Joins ‘Live on Green’ Festivities Ahead of Rose Parade

    TV personality Bob Eubanks joined the festivities hosted by “Live on Green” ahead of the Tournament of Roses Parade. Dayna Devon reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 30, 2018.

  • The Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles performs in Pasadena on Dec. 30, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Youth Musicians Perform Ahead of 130th Annual Rose Parade in Pasadena

    With musical performances among the many traditions of the upcoming 130th Annual Rose Parade, three featured groups of young musicians — the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles and Mariachi Nuevo Amanecer — performed in Pasadena on Sunday. Lynette Romero and Dayna Devon report for the KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Dec. 30, 2018.

  • A photo of Chris Burrous and Lynette Romero posted to her Twitter account on Dec. 28, 2018.

    ‘You Made Me Laugh Until I Cried’: Weekend News Team Remembers Chris Burrous

    The heartbreaking loss of news anchor Chris Burrous shocked the entire KTLA family, but especially those who worked with him on the weekend show. Lynette Romero, who shared the weekend desk with him, posted a picture on Twitter Thursday night. “You made me laugh until I cried. My tears now are for your sweet little girl, your wife Mai and your dear parents,” part of her post read. There are no words. When we took this picture during our show […]

  • Shelly Ramsammy poses with a representation of 'Apu,' fictional owner of the Kwik-E-Mart from the long-running television cartoon show 'The Simpsons' at the 7-11 store at 345 W 42nd Street, converted to a Kwik-E-Mart on July 2, 2007 in New York City. (Credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

    ‘The Simpsons’ to Get Rid of Character Over Racial Stereotype Complaints: Report

    The long-running “Simpsons” character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon will not be returning to the series, according to a report from IndieWire, citing a source close to the show. “Castlevania” executive producer and show runner Adi Shankar recently told IndieWire “The Simpsons” has decided to drop the controversial character. “I got some disheartening news back, that I’ve verified from multiple sources now: They’re going to drop the Apu character altogether,” Shankar said. “They aren’t going to make a big deal out of it, or anything […]

  • Director Lisa D’Apolito Discusses Her New Film, “Love, Gilda”

    Originally aired on KTLA Weekend Morning News on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

  • Newly-Crowned Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin Discusses Her Win

    Originally aired on KTLA Weekend Morning News on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

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